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Richard P. McPhee NEW BERN, N.C. — Richard P. McPhee, 74, of New Bern, North Carolina, passed away at home on Jan. 11, 2022, following a period of declining health. He was born in Rutland, Vermont, on July 31, 1947, to Edward A. and Anna (Martel) McPhee. A longtime resident of Chittenden, Pittsford and Brandon, Vermont, Mr. McPhee married Christine (Comeau) in 1968. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoying many excursions to Pulaski, New York, for salmon fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and an occasional golf game with friends. He was a longtime member and past master of Otter Creek Lodge No. 70 F&AM, Ducks Unlimited, and a member of St. Robert's Parish. Mr. McPhee was an owner of Catamount Glove Factory prior to his retiring to New Bern, North Carolina, in 1999. He is survived by his wife, Christine, of New Bern, North Carolina; one son, Christopher McPhee and his wife, Debbie, of Wallingford, Vermont; two grandchildren, Olivia and Evan; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and his siblings, Mary Wood, Shirley Wheeler, Benjamin Sharon, William Sharon, Hugh "Pudgy" McPhee and Edward McPhee. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Vermont. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607... lovetotherescue.org/memorial-gifts.

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NCrossman

Hy Chris not sure if you would remember me but I went to Barstow with Rick. Very sorry to hear he had passed was very good man we had a lot of fun at Barstow. Sinserly Neil and Sheila Crossman Summerfield, Florida

linneacolburn

Chrissy I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing.

Gary Congdon

Chris and family I am so sorry to hear about Ricks passing we were neighbors and childhood friend all through Barstow not to mention when we were out of school all of time we spent fishing at the Dam or hunting the woods between our houses or sliding in the wintertime. I have a lot of great memories of those days and he will be missed.

Gary Congdon

vern mossey

Chris and Christopher I miss Rick so much already--to many memories to mention--south pond--pulaski--glove shop--you name it we probably did it--please give a call if you need anything Vern Mossey

Motorcycle Mike

Well Chris I believe you married a good man , & he as well found strong partner in you , enjoyed sitting through some DU events back in Rutland in 1980's with Joe , Shirley , Tom , Ann .

Mike Barrett chapel hill NC

ccoltey

Chris. So sorry to hear of Rick's passing . We will keep you in our prayers. I worked with you at st johnsbury trucking many years ago

Connie

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